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American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) is a dynamic trade association representing high-tech American manufacturers of virtually the entire U.S. supply of gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, other fuels, and home heating oil, as well as the petrochemicals used as building blocks for thousands of vital products in daily life, from paints to plastics, space suits to solar panels, and medicines to mobile phones. As a national trade association representing American refineries and petrochemical companies, AFPM brings together staff, members, affiliates, and thought leaders at major conventions and smaller gatherings, both virtual and in-person, throughout the year.

At AFPM, our greatest asset is our team of talented professionals who consistently fuel our success. As we continue to grow and expand our reach, we are excited to announce an opening for a Manager, Programs & Committees. This position will manage our suite of Occupational Safety Programs, mainly the Occupational Safety Regional Networks, Industrial Hygiene Subcommittee, Incident Classification Matrix (Severe Injury and Fatality), and support the activities of the Safety & Health Committee. The primary objectives of the program are to foster relationships with members, develop strategies and action plans for each program, and serve as a conduit between assigned network members and AFPM. There are six individual regional networks across the country.  

Responsibilities

  • Oversee data collection for the AFPM Incident Classification Matrix, including managing the process, data analysis, and creating the annual report.
  • Manage the Industrial Hygiene Subcommittee and work to increase engagement among non-participating member companies.
  • Support the Safety & Health Committee programs with data collection, speaker management for Annual Safety Conference, and coordination of safety awards program.
  • Develop meeting agendas, content, meeting minutes, and other related business communications for all network and subcommittee meetings.
  • Foster positive, professional, and collaborative relationships with program groups, committee leadership and participants through outreach and new member onboarding.
  • Collaborate with AFPM colleagues, within and outside the department, to ensure quality standards are maintained, process consistency, and appropriate information is being disseminated across programs and regions.
  • Demonstrate initiative in providing regular input and recommendations regarding increasing member participation and making efficiency improvements for assigned programs and processes.
  • Contributes to departmental strategy, planning, and brainstorming sessions.
  • Represent AFPM and enhances knowledge and connections by attending and participating in AFPM initiatives at meetings and industry-related conferences.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of three years of experience successfully developing, facilitating, and managing committees, working groups, teams and/or professional networks.
  • Demonstratable knowledge and/or experience in Occupational Safety and Industrial Hygiene topics in a manufacturing setting, such as OSHA regulations, occupational safety hazards, recordkeeping, etc.
  • Strong interpersonal, presentation, and relationship-building skills, including effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate professionalism, emotional intelligence, and reliability throughout all activities, conversations, and interactions.
  • Exceptional customer/client/member services skills to ensure member expectations are met or exceeded, issues are addressed promptly, and communication is frequent and responsive.
  • Ability to work in collaborative team environment defined by a culture of excellence, mutual support, open and honest feedback, and goal achievement.
  • Ability to travel approximately 20% of the time to attend regional meetings and assigned conferences and events.
  • High level proficiency in Microsoft Office programs specifically Teams, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required.

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AFPM is an equal opportunity employer. AFPM does not discriminate in employment on account of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status or unfavorable discharge from military service, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law or regulation. AFPM does not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

I understand that neither the completion of this application nor any other part of my consideration for employment establishes any obligation for AFPM to hire me. If I am hired, I understand that either AFPM or I can terminate my employment at any time and for any reason, with or without cause and without prior notice. I understand that no representative of AFPM has the authority to make any assurance to the contrary.

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